Professional Curriculum Vitae
for Nicholas Thomas

Thomas Safety Solutions Inc. 866-735-SAFE(7233)

Professional Curriculum Vitae for Nicholas Thomas | Thomas Safety Solutions Inc

Nicholas Thomas

- www.ThomasSafetySolutions.com

- (866) 735-SAFE(7233) - Office

- (386) 631-1929 - Cell

Founder / Senior Environmental Health and Safety Consultant / Expert Witness

Personal Profile

A highly motivated Health and Safety Professional with more than 18 years of experience in health and safety management. Demonstrated competency in developing and managing health and safety management systems that support and drive a culture of continuous improvement.

Core Qualifications

- 28+ years in management services

- 16+ years experience in Occupational Safety and Health

- 16+ years as an authorized OSHA outreach trainer for both Construction Industry and     General Industry

- 14 years as an authorized MSHA surface mine instructor - 30 CFR Part 46 and 48 -     Metal and Nonmetal Mine, Safety and Health Standards

- 12+ years as a certified First Aid / CPR instructor through the American Red Cross and the American Safety and Health Institute

- Safety and Health Consultant with 15+ years direct experience working with     employers throughout the United States


Key Skills

- Good Verbal and Written Communicator – Proficient at communicating at all levels; including: regular interaction with colleagues, customers and clients; 

- Proven Leadership Skills – Ability to work autonomously while managing safety and health with demonstrable initiative and drive; 

- Critical-Thinking Skills – Able to identify potential hazards and problems before they cause material damage or become a health threat. Able to sense hazards to humans and property wherever they may arise in the workplace. 

- Strong Organizational Skills – Able to manage multiple projects in a demanding and fast paced environment; 

- Detail Oriented – Strong ability to closely monitor processes and practices in order to ensure best practice across the entire     organization. 

Professional Experience / Recent Projects Managed 

West Texas A&M University Agricultrual Science Complex Project Canyon, Texas - November 2016 - PResent TSSI's services provided: 

- Technical advisor to the General Contractor’s project staff for all safety issues 

- Conduct health and safety meetings and training presentations for entire project 

- Conduct project risk assessments to identify potential hazards and consider how risks can be reduced 

- Conduct regular site safety audits to ensure policies and procedures are being properly implemented 

- Create records of safety audit findings and produce reports that suggest improvements 

- Make recommendations for changes to working practices that are safe and comply with project safety requirements, and current safety and health legislation 

- Perform incident/accident investigations, including near-misses and property damage 

- Initiate project incident response procedures 

- Develop and maintain all project safety records 

- Produce monthly management reports, and bulletins 

- Liaise with project owner’s, insurance carriers, MSHA and other federal, state and local agencies. 

Project Safety Management at the CISWA/NESHAP Compliance Project, Argos Newberry Cement Facility; Newberry, Florida August 2015 – November 2016 ; TSSI services provided: 

- Technical advisor to the General Contractor’s project staff for all safety issues

- Conduct health and safety meetings and training presentations for entire project

- Conduct project risk assessments to identify potential hazards and consider how risks can be reduced

- Conduct regular site safety audits to ensure policies and procedures are being properly implemented

- Create records of safety audit findings and produce reports that suggest improvements

- Make recommendations for changes to working practices that are safe and comply with project safety requirements, and current     safety and health legislation

- Perform incident/accident investigations, including near-misses and property damage

- Initiate project incident response procedures

- Develop and maintain all project safety records

- Produce monthly management reports, and bulletins

- Liaise with project owner’s, insurance carriers, MSHA and other federal, state and local agencies.

Project Safety Management at the WBV, HSDRRS, Mississippi River Levee (WBV-MRL, 201 1.2a  Project);  New Orleans, LA September 2014 – September 2015 ; TSSI services provided:

Technical advisor to the General Contractor’s project staff for all safety issues

Conduct health and safety meetings and training presentations for entire project

Conduct project risk assessments to identify potential hazards and consider how risks can be reduced

Conduct regular site safety audits to ensure policies and procedures are being properly implemented

Create records of safety audit findings and produce reports that suggest improvements

Make recommendations for changes to working practices that are safe and comply with project safety requirements, and current     safety and health legislation

Perform incident/accident investigations, including near-misses and property damage

Initiate project incident response procedures

Develop and maintain all project safety records

Produce monthly management reports, and bulletins

Liaise with project owner’s, government project staff, OSHA and other federal, state and local agencies.

Project Safety Management at the University Town Center Project;  Sarasota, FL; July 2013 – April 2015 ; TSSI services provided:

- Technical advisor to the General Contractor’s project staff for all safety issues

- Conduct health and safety meetings and training presentations for entire project

- Conduct project risk assessments to identify potential hazards and consider how risks can be reduced

- Conduct regular site safety audits to ensure policies and procedures are being properly implemented

- Create records of safety audit findings and produce reports that suggest improvements

- Make recommendations for changes to working practices that are safe and comply with project safety requirements,     and current safety and health legislation

- Perform incident/accident investigations, including near-misses and property damage

- Initiate project incident response procedures

- Develop and maintain all project safety records

- Produce monthly management reports, and bulletins

- Liaise with project owner’s, general contractor’s staff, OSHA and other federal, state and local agencies.

Professional Memberships

- Texas Panhandle Safety Alliance (TPSA) - Chapter President

- American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)

- American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)

- American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)

- American Association of Notaries – Texas State Notary

Community Affiliations

- Member of American Legion/American Legion Riders

- Member of AmVets

- Member of Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA)

Additional Professional Training (Documentation upon Request)

July 2017: Texas A & M Engineering Extension Service; Dallas, TX ; Course: OSHA 503 Update for the Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the General Industry

April 2016: Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA ; Course: OSHA 502 Update for the Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry

January 2014: Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA ; Course: OSHA 503 Update for the Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the General Industry

May 2013: American Traffic Safety Services Association, Denver, CO ; Course: Traffic Control Supervisor

May 2013: American Traffic Safety Services Association, Denver, CO ; Course: Traffic Control Technician

April 2013: American Management Resources Corporation; Ft. Myers, FL ; Course: Asbestos Awareness

April 2012: United Safety Council/OSHA; Orlando, FL ; Course: Introduction to Industrial Hygiene

April 2012: Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA ; Course: OSHA 502 Update for the Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry

August 2010: Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA ; Course: Electrical Safety: Arc Flash/Blast Injury Prevention for Maintenance  Operations - Management/Supervisory Course

January 2010: Georgia Institute of Technology; Savannah, GA ; Course: OSHA 501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards  for the General Industry


December 2009: Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA ; Course: OSHA 511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the General Industry

December 2009 : American Traffic Safety Services Association, Ft. Lauderdale, FL ; Course: Florida Advanced Refresher Work Zone Traffic Control – FDOT 

April 2008 : Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA ; Course: OSHA 502 Update for the Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and  Health Standards for the Construction Industry

August 2006 : University of South Florida, Tampa, FL ; Course: OSHA 7600 Disaster Site Worker

January 2006 : American Traffic Safety Services Association, Orlando, FL ; Course: Florida Advanced Work Zone Traffic Control – FDOT

April 2004 : Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA ; Course: OSHA 502 Update for the Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and  Health Standards for the Construction Industry

April 2000 : Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA ; Course: OSHA 500 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards  for the Construction Industry

September 1995 : OSHA Training Institute;  Course: Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry

August 1977 - June 1979 : Northern Virginia Community College; Annandale, VA ; Major: Engineering Technology ; Minor: Building Construction

Meet Our Safety Management Team

Thomas Safety Solutions Inc
Texas: 2400 SW 7th Ave, Ste #255, Amarillo, TX, 79106
Florida: 1325 Church St, Pierson, FL, 32180  

Hours
Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm
Sat-Sun: Closed

Contact 
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Office: (386) 749-9262
Fax: (386) 749-4206